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    Grass Soup Epub ✓ Hardcover grass download, soup ebok, Grass SoupGrass Soup PDFEPUBI tried to like this book but couldn t The period of China s history covered in the book interests and saddens me Autobiographies and memoirs are among my favorite genres So I should have been drawn into Xianliang s story, but that never happened I got through the first fifty pages or so, flipped to the last twenty pages, read them, and considered myself done I cannot complain about the book itself I simply did not care for the writer s style.


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